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Mar '13


For a project I needed to inspect the contents of a Openstack Storage repository and explore the capabilities of the JOSS library. The result is this small, useful explorer like application.

The source code (Apache 2 licensed) is available on Github . You can download the binary (0.8.5) here . Requires at least Java 1.6. This software uses the silk iconset by Mark James .


  • creation and deletion of containers.
  • creation and deletion of stored objects.
  • down and uploading of files.
  • viewing meta-data.
  • previewing text and images.
  • opening a stored object in a public container in your browser.
  • filename based search.
  • storage of connection profiles.


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